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BÜRGENSTOCK WALDHOTEL

Medical Center

Staying at the Waldhotel will be a spectacular journey! A symbiosis of innovative architectural designs — where nature meets medical innovation to create a unique health experience. More than 1,100 m above sea level, the Waldhotel introduces you the holistic «Healthy by Nature» concept, immersed in typical southern Swiss mountain scenery and surrounded by green meadows and forests, herbal gardens and fresh air.  

This is where outstanding Swiss medical expertise redefines clinical care by focusing on developing integrated and individualised approaches to medical treatments, helping you lead a better life. Life expectancy has been increasing for decades. But a long life does not necessarily mean a healthy life. A check-up may find early stage disorders and offers a chance for early treatment. Our goal is to add healthy, enriched years to your life through our holistic programmes, defined by an extensive medical care team with renowned specialists in a variety of medical fields. 

Extensive scientific collaborations and partnerships with Swiss medical centres allow us always to strive for excellence in our methods, relying heavily on the extraordinary medical infrastructure featured at the Waldhotel.

We lead you to a better life!
Professor Dr. Verena Briner

Professor Dr Verena Briner, FRCP

  • Specialist in Internal Medicine and Kidney Disease
  • Medical Director, Medical Center Waldhotel

Graduated from University of Bale, Switzerland. She has worked at the University Hospital in Bale and Bern, Switzerland, the Hammersmith Hospital in London, and the University Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, USA. She is a professor at the University of Bale and a visiting professor at the University of Lucerne. 

For many years, she headed the Department of Medicine at the central hospital in Lucerne, the Luzerner Kantonsspital, and is now the Medical Director of the Medical Center at the Waldhotel. Her expertise in internal medicine and complex diseases is ideal preparation for her to be able to lead the medical check-ups and medical treatment of rehab patients.

Professor Verena Briner recommends the Waldhotel's "Healthy by Nature" programs.

Medical innovation 

OUR EXPERTISE

We strive for excellence in medical care.
Sustained by the latest developments in state-of-the art medicine and procedural analysis, our medical experts work in concert to guide you towards better, more balanced and sustained health through a holistic approach. 
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Our MEDICAL TEAM

A transformational journey to discover yourself and your emotional health. At the Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence, a multidisciplinary team of experts looks after your health and well-being, set new standards in preventive medicine and guides you on your way to better health. 

Elegant, discreet, dedicated. That is what we strive to be. Every day. Our motto is:
professionalism, attentiveness, discretion.
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«Healthy by Nature»
Programmes

We take care of your well-being – holistically and professionally.There is always a doctor available at any time of the day ornight. The experienced doctors and therapists at the Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence take care of you with respectand empathy and tailor your treatment personally to you.
Program information

Waldhotel brochures

Waldhotel ''Healthy by Nature'' Programs and detailed information